The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 163 155 176
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 45 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.95% 0.95% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 4.83% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 9
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1107 848 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.32% 19.75% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 960 653 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 34 £30,250 -6.92% 4
Wakefield - 5 £33,000 -
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 -
Bradford -7 1 £23,500 -16.07%
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (92.94%) MCSE
3 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
4 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
5 61 (71.76%) Windows
5 61 (71.76%) VMware
6 54 (63.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (62.35%) MS Exchange
8 52 (61.18%) Citrix
8 52 (61.18%) SAN
9 49 (57.65%) MS Excel
10 42 (49.41%) Cisco
11 40 (47.06%) Hyper-V
12 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
13 37 (43.53%) MCITP
14 30 (35.29%) ITIL
15 27 (31.76%) MCP
15 27 (31.76%) SharePoint
15 27 (31.76%) XenApp
16 26 (30.59%) vSphere
17 24 (28.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 24 (28.24%) CCNA
17 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (27.06%) Firewall
19 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
20 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2003
22 17 (20.00%) Wireless
22 17 (20.00%) CCA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (62.35%) MS Exchange
2 27 (31.76%) SharePoint
3 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (10.59%) IIS
7 6 (7.06%) Lync
8 4 (4.71%) Apache
9 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (57.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.18%) SAN
2 23 (27.06%) Firewall
3 17 (20.00%) Wireless
4 15 (17.65%) VoIP
5 11 (12.94%) DNS
6 10 (11.76%) WAN
6 10 (11.76%) LAN
7 8 (9.41%) DHCP
7 8 (9.41%) MPLS
8 6 (7.06%) SSL
9 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.88%) OSPF
9 5 (5.88%) BGP
9 5 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.88%) VPN
9 5 (5.88%) SMTP
10 4 (4.71%) FTP
10 4 (4.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (14.12%) Technical Support
3 12 (14.12%) Server Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (8.24%) Data Centre Technician
7 6 (7.06%) IT Support
7 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Server Support
8 5 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.71%) Server Support Technician
9 4 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) COM
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (71.76%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.47%) Linux
6 12 (14.12%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.88%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.71%) UNIX
10 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Project Management
3 11 (12.94%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.41%) Coaching
7 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.24%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.24%) High Availability
8 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.88%) Network Design
9 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (4.71%) BCP
10 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (92.94%) MCSE
3 37 (43.53%) MCITP
4 27 (31.76%) MCP
5 24 (28.24%) CCNA
5 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (28.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (20.00%) CCA
6 17 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (11.76%) CCNP
8 5 (5.88%) CISSP
8 5 (5.88%) CCDA
8 5 (5.88%) CCDP
8 5 (5.88%) CCSA
8 5 (5.88%) CCSE
8 5 (5.88%) VCP5
9 4 (4.71%) MCDST
9 4 (4.71%) MCTS
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
2 54 (63.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 27 (31.76%) XenApp
5 26 (30.59%) vSphere
6 16 (18.82%) XenServer
7 15 (17.65%) XenDesktop
8 11 (12.94%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
12 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 12 (14.12%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (71.76%) VMware
3 52 (61.18%) Citrix
4 42 (49.41%) Cisco
5 15 (17.65%) Dell
5 15 (17.65%) Veeam
6 13 (15.29%) Riverbed
7 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.06%) Apple
9 4 (4.71%) MobileIron
9 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.53%) NetApp
10 3 (3.53%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.53%) IBM
10 3 (3.53%) Sun
11 2 (2.35%) BMC
11 2 (2.35%) Symantec
11 2 (2.35%) Remedy
12 1 (1.18%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.18%) Lotus
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago